November 8, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Greenbriar Rd. signal goes live

The Florida Department of Transportation will activate the traffic signal at the intersection of U.S. 98 (State Road 30) and Green Briar Parkway/Country Club Road in Gulf Breeze the afternoon of Thursday, Nov. 8. More...

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Community

Gulf Breeze FLASHBACKS

Eight years ago November 11, 2004 GBN  More...

Mayor Zimmern tapped to serve on League of Cities

The Florida League of Cities asked Gulf Breeze Mayor Beverly Zimmern to serve as an At Large member of its 2012 Legislative Committee. As a committee member, the Mayor recently attended legislative workshops on behalf of the City. More...

Community welcomes Chick-fil-A

The Gulf Breeze Middle School band plays a song, led by the Chick-fil-A mascot during the grand opening celebration of the restaurant on Thursday, Nov. 1. More...

News

Santa Rosa County Sheriff’s Office Report

Information provided by the Santa Rosa County Sheriff’s Office.

Felonies  10/31/2012  Simpson, Billy Leon III, W/M, 29, 6000 block of Brocado Court, Navarre, dealing in stolen property  Stelly, Dayton Louis, W/M, 42, 1000 block of Stanford Road, Gulf Breeze, battery  More...

Homeless man found sleeping at GBHS, suspected in home burglary

A discarded Dollar General bag eventually led to the arrest of a homeless man suspected of breaking into a home in the 1100 block of Gulf Breeze Parkway.  More...

School

Romney is winner of Santa Rosa kids voting results

The students of Santa Rosa County Schools voted two to one last week for Romney to be the country’s next president. More...

Top teacher

Gulf Breeze High School named Mary Montcalm, second from right, its Teacher of the Year. More...

GBHS ROTC drill team brings home hardware

The Gulf Breeze High School Junior ROTC Drill Team participated in a drill meet at Milton High School last Saturday and brought home several trophies for the first time in years.  More...

Obituaries

Warren P. Hudson

1957-2012

Warren P. Hudson, born March 28, 1957 died Friday October 26, 2012 at age 55. He died in his home in Gulf Breeze after going to bed on Thursday evening with a headache. Cause of death was cardiac arrest due to CVA (stroke). More...

Calendar of Events

Calendar of Events

Thursday, November 8 GBA Chamber Monthly Breakfast, 7 a.m.-8:30 a.m., Unique Cafe Commissioner Regular, 9 a.m., Santa Rosa County Administration Building, Board Room Commission Special - Economic Development  More...

Opinion

Political Cartoon

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The voting is over, but who really won?

Thank goodness, the election was over as of Tuesday at 7 p.m. More...

Pesticide facts postcard misleads about safety

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

Residents of Gulf Breeze recently received a card in the mail from the City of Gulf Breeze which purports to provide citizens with pesticide facts, as developed from the “Audubon Guide for a Healthy Yard and Beyond.” Some of the “fa More...

BREAKING: Santa Rosa Schools must cut $3.5 million

After his re-election, Superintendent Wyrosdick drops a bombshell

School system has dealing with $22 million less from the state since 2008; the state may step in to intervene More...

City in bid to buy Tiger Point golf

The City of Gulf Breeze is expected to make an offer to purchase Tiger Point Country  Club for an estimated $2.9 million – that is if the conditional use application to expand their current sewage treatment facility on the far-west end of More...

Election Results

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Island News

WWII B-17 ‘Memphis Belle’ bomber to fly over Pensacola Beach

A restored WWII B-17 “flying fortress” bomber from the movie “Memphis Belle” will take to the skies over Pensacola and Pensacola Beach on its first national tour, and stop by Pensacola on Monday, Nov. 12. More...

Salute those who serve

Veterans Day parade Nov. 11

Veteran’s Day needs no introduction.  It’s a day to reflect on those who have served in the military.  And there’s no place better to thank veterans for their service then on Pensacola Beach on Sunday, Nov. 11.  More...

Boardwalk Cactus Flower to open mid-December

BRIEFS

The Santa Rosa Island Authority board approved a sublease on Quietwater Portofino Boardwalk last week for Rob Babcock, of Premier Island management to open a Cactus Flower.  More...

Entertainment

Pensacola State College presents latest musical in Lyceum Series

The Pensacola State College Lyceum Series presents “9 to 5: The Musical.” Other than the national tour, this is the first time this new comedy will be performed in the Northwest Florida region.  The show runs 7:30 p.m. More...

Gulf Islands marks Native American Heritage Month

Gulf Islands National Seashore Superintendent Dan Brown announced a special presentation on the Native American connection to the National Seashore for Native American Heritage Month.  More...

PSC hosts ‘Pick a Bowl’ for Manna

Pensacola State College and Manna is inviting the public to a fund raiser to help fight hunger at “Pick a Bowl for Manna” on Friday, Nov. More...

Sports

History at home

Dolphins playoff bound in consecutive years for first time in school history

The Gulf Breeze Dolphin football team made history Friday night – but by looking at their reactions afterward, you never would’ve known.  The Dolphins earned its first seven-win season in the Chris Nemith era (and its first since 200 More...

Lady Dolphins squash Suwannee

The Gulf Breeze Lady Dolphin volleyball team needed less than an hour to dispatch of Live Oak Suwannee 25-4, 25-6, 25-8 in the Region 1-5A Quarterfinals Oct. More...

Dunne? Not a chance

P.J. More...

Home & Garden

Fall for Jackson’s new autumn menu

Dining at Jackson’s Steakhouse is more than a culinary delight - one is physically transported as well.  “It’s not an accident that everything is beautifully lit and golden in the restaurant,” Maria Goldberg, marketing di More...

Longer nights mean more lights

With the arrival of fall the days are getting shorter, which means more indoor time with the family and more electricity used for lights and other electronics in homes and businesses.  Gulf Power Company reminds customers that there are several More...

Momentum church expands to middle school

Community. Compassion. Commission.  These three words make up the DNA of a new church on the Gulf Coast: Momentum.  More...